Category Olympic

Hodge Has Lived the American Dream

By Mike Mooneyham A serious car accident nearly 33 years ago ended one of the most heralded careers in wrestling history. But it didn’t come close to ending the still-unfolding legacy of Danny Hodge. Hodge, who suffered a broken neck…

Randy Lewis goes old-school

Former Hawkeye, 49, wins pair of matches at regional tourney By Jim Nelson Waterloo Courier WATERLOO ” At an age when most men are beginning to stare down retirement, Randy Lewis decided to find out if he was still tough.…

ISU Names Kevin Jackson Head Coach

The Iowa State athletic director introduced Kevin Jackson as the new Cyclone wrestling coach. Jackson, the current Sunkist youth development program head coach, replaces Cael Sanderson, who left for Penn State April 17th. Jackson, a former gold medalist and two-time…

USA Today: Herbert Weighs in on MMA, Olympics

By Gary Mihoces, USA TODAY Northwestern’s Jake Herbert, named Tuesday as the 2009 winner of the Hodge Trophy as the nation’s top college wrestler, didn’t celebrate with a day of rest. Instead, he was training for the U.S. freestyle wrestling…

John du Pont Denied Parole

Here’s an article from the latest issue of WIN (Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine)… John E du Pont, who was sentenced in 1997 in the shooting death of Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz, has been denied parole and will remain behind bars, according…